Never Judge a Book…

"Never judge a book by it's cover." Never has this phrase been more relevant. I am a relatively new Fannibal. I came to the show through the discovery that an actor I greatly admire, Richard Armitage, had been cast as the iconic character of Francis Dolarhyde/Red Dragon. I knew nothing of this character, and so … Continue reading Never Judge a Book…

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The Becoming – Internal Conflict & the work of William Blake

I recently had reason to re-familiarise myself with the work of Artist and Writer William Blake. This happened through a pretty unexpected medium; that of the Thomas Harris novel┬áRed Dragon. The character of Francis Dolarhyde, the antagonist of the Harris novel, is obsessed with one of Blake's most iconic paintings; "The Great Red Dragon and … Continue reading The Becoming – Internal Conflict & the work of William Blake